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Why is there no brackets or braces? 

    In order of op. you have like those stuff and why doesn't the caculater have bractes or bcraces?

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I believe you are referring to parentheses (singular form is parenthesis). Brackets and parentheses are essentially the same. Use a set of parentheses as opposed to brackets. 

 

For example, to evaluate the expression \(4-2[2+0.6]^2\) with a calculator, type the expression as \(4-2(2+0.6)^2\). The calculator will prioritize the set of parentheses before doing any other calculation. 

 

In case you are wondering, \(4-2[2+0.6]^2 = -9.52\)

TheXSquaredFactor  Aug 23, 2017
edited by TheXSquaredFactor  Aug 23, 2017
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What are those above 7 and 9 ?? What do you call them?

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I believe you are referring to parentheses (singular form is parenthesis). Brackets and parentheses are essentially the same. Use a set of parentheses as opposed to brackets. 

 

For example, to evaluate the expression \(4-2[2+0.6]^2\) with a calculator, type the expression as \(4-2(2+0.6)^2\). The calculator will prioritize the set of parentheses before doing any other calculation. 

 

In case you are wondering, \(4-2[2+0.6]^2 = -9.52\)

TheXSquaredFactor  Aug 23, 2017
edited by TheXSquaredFactor  Aug 23, 2017

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